Iain Beresford

Iain Beresford

Director of Business Development & Marketing


  • Iain won the inaugural Chartered Management Institute "Manager of the Year"Award in 2012 in Guernsey
  • I'd rather be snowboarding!

Iain has overall responsibility for the strategic direction of Collas Crill's business development & marketing and ensuring the Firm's strategy, brand and operations are fully aligned. Iain is a member of the Management Committee.

He joined Collas Crill in 2008, opening the London office, before moving to Guernsey in 2010.

Iain brings a broad commercial knowledge and wealth of experience having worked across banking & finance, media and legal sectors. Prior to joining Collas Crill, he worked in senior commercial marketing roles at a City law firm and at News International in London.

Prior to working in the legal sector, Iain worked in the finance sector for Westpac and National Australia Bank across Australia and New Zealand. His roles covered business & corporate banking, financial markets dealing & structuring, institutional marketing and industry sector development. He spent a number of years as a financial and business management speaker, trainer and consultant in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, including a secondment to Seattle, US to work with a business advisory and consulting firm.

Iain has a Masters in Corporate Governance, Bachelor of Economics, Bachelor of Commerce and is an Associate of ICSA (ACG/ACIS). He is a Member of the IOD Committee (Guernsey Branch) as well as being part of the Non-Executive Director (NED) Development Programme.

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News 4 Apr 2019

Citywealth Brand Management Awards

Collas Crill have been shortlisted for two Citywealth Brand Management and Reputation Awards; Marketing / BD / PR Team of the Year and Marketing / BD Director of the...

News 23 Jul 2018

Hall of Fame Accolade

Nuno Santos-Costa, Collas Crill's Jersey managing partner, has been successfully named in the inaugural Legal 500 Hall of Fame UK lawyers list. Compiled by Legal 500, one...

News 4 May 2018

The Lawyer Awards 2018

Collas Crill has been shortlisted for 'Offshore Law Firm of the Year' as part of The Lawyer Awards 2018. Now in their 24th year the annual awards, organised by the...

News 20 Jun 2017

Brand Management Awards

Collas Crill has received two awards at the Citywealth Brand Management and Reputation Awards that took place last week (Thursday 15 June). The law firm took home silver...

News 25 Jan 2017

Change to operational departments

In line with the firm's strategic goals for 2017, Collas Crill has further aligned its operational business development department with its global brand. In recognition of...

Insight 24 Jun 2016

Regulation and technology

Fintech; the new buzzword in town. While it has become somewhat de rigueur in conversation, it does provide a perfect example of a fast moving and often disruptive...

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